Giordano's Tower

Vicolo delle Vallesi , Asciano, Tuscany, 53041, Italy | Castle
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This castle, located on Vicolo delle Vallesi , Asciano, is near Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore.
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    Travel Blogs from Asciano

    Just when you thought it couldn't get any better!

    A travel blog entry by cpickess on Sep 12, 2014

    28 photos

    ... Aimee can we change your mind??

    The hotel staff (Syeed) was very kind and although the restaurant was closed, had the chef prepare us a tray of meats and cheese, olives, bread and olive oil and balsamic. The oil is made here on this property. It was hard not to eat too much but we knew that we had dinner to eat at 8pm in the restaurant on the property. The restaurant had a Michelen star at one point but there is some confusion if ...

    Siena on Foot- Day 9

    A travel blog entry by jjstaar on Jul 12, 2014

    5 photos

    ... of those long, cobbled fingers reaches steeply up and away from the Piazza and each spawns dozens of smaller side streets and even tinier lanes.

    Along the streets are many shops selling high end clothing and shoes as well as handcrafts and objets d'art. There are fine restaurants close to the centre and more simple take away a bit further out. The Piazza has a frill of umbrellas ...

    Twerking it Italian style

    A travel blog entry by jlb43409 on May 27, 2014

    3 comments, 17 photos

    ... rolled in around 515p and said the ride was beautiful and hilly, but doable. Our evening activity was pizza making! We were all issued chefs hats an aprons, and then had a demo of how to make a proper pizza dough. Ken and Lauren were our two reps for the demo, as they got to make and knead the dough. After, we all got our own crusts to add our own ingredients for dinner. The pizza's all went into a stone oven, and we went inside for ...

    Black and White and Truly Gothic

    A travel blog entry by andy40le43 on Dec 29, 2012

    1 comment, 3 photos

    Siena is very different to Firenze. And we learn during our time of the longstanding rivalry (once for land pre the forming of Italyand now for football). Tall Gothic architecture surrounds us. Black and white marble for the colours of the black and white ponies that the sons of Remus fled Romulus and Rome on to settle Siena on three hills. The great cathedral greets us with Ancient ...

    St. Catherine and Brunello di Montalcino

    A travel blog entry by mbednarek on Apr 30, 2012

    1 comment, 14 photos

    ... to Rome from Avignon, France when she was a young Dominican nun, and after her death went on to become the patron saint of Siena and Europe.

    In the afternoon, we took a field trip to two wineries in the Montalcino area south of Siena -- one a small family winery within the old city walls, the other in an agricultural area SE of Montalcino -- to explore Brunello di Montalcino. We toured wine cellars, then sat down to a lively tasting of ...